Polyunsaturated fatty acids and inflammation.

  title={Polyunsaturated fatty acids and inflammation.},
  author={Rachel Marion-Letellier and Guillaume Savoye and Subrata Ghosh},
  journal={IUBMB life},
  volume={67 9},
Inflammation is a protective process for life that aims to restore body homeostasis by targeting the injury and by inducing repair mechanisms. This process can also become excessive and lead to chronic inflammation and organ fibrosis. Polyunsaturated fatty acids play a key role in inflammatory processes and their resolution. Indeed, numerous lipid mediators derived from n-3 or n-6 PUFA such as eicosanoids, endocannabinoids, or proresolving lipids are able to target transcription factors to… CONTINUE READING
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